Category Archives: Sagaing Region

Naga Festival

Naga Festival in Myanmar

Myanmar is famous as not only golden land but also festival land as there are the countless festivals which hold year round. Most of the festivals are closely related with Buddha and focus on gratefulness. Every January, the Naga festival celebrates in the northern region of Myanmar. The entire Naga tribes from all around Myanmar […]

Phowintaung Buddha Statue Cave Temple

Phowintaung Caves

Phowintaung is a compound of Buddhist caves which inscribe the Buddha images and depictions. It is 25 kilometers far from the west of Monywa city and also located in Sagaing region. ? Phowintaung Caves Phowintaung cave is the Buddha compound cave and lies 25 kilometers west of Monywa. It is also on the west bank of […]

The Second Tallest Buddha Statue in the World (Laykyun Setkyar)

The seccond tallest Buddha statue in the world, reclining Buddha Image and Stupa

Laykyun Setkyar Buddha Statue (Bodhi Ta Htaung), the second tallest Buddha statue in the world, located in Sagaing Region. If you are in Monywa, you have to take around 40 minutes to reach there. Before 2017, Laykyun Sekkya Myanmar was the biggest and tallest statue in the world. Moreover, you can appreciate one of the […]

Tamu

Indo Myanmar Friendship Gate

Tamu is the international border crossing for India and Myanmar. This can assume as one of the easiest and usual borders for visitors to enter/exit into/from Myanmar and India. Tamu History Tamu, the border crossing town between India and Myanmar, located along the Indo-Myanmar border, neighboring with Manipur in North India. This town is just […]